Last updated 10/4/2016
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Audio: The Clarifying the Actor module teaches students how to clarify their writing by better understanding passive voice, anthropomorphism, and appropriate use of first person.
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Audio: This module might be a good fit if you would like to learn more about passive voice, anthropomorphism, and first person and are looking for ways to increase clarity in your writing.
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Audio: This interactive, self-paced module includes a premodule quiz, five tutorials, a postmodule quiz, and a certificate of completion. Once you complete the premodule quiz, the five tutorials will become available. In these tutorials you’ll learn how to create clarity in your writing by avoiding passive voice and anthropomorphism and appropriate use of first person “I.”
Once you complete the tutorials, take the postmodule quiz until you pass with an 80% score, at which time you can save a certificate of completion.
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Audio: Clarity in your writing is important in ensuring your reader understands your ideas. When you’re ready to start learning about clarifying the actor, register for and complete this module!
Visual: Slide changes to the following text: Questions? E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.